Orr, John (2007) Insolvency fears awaken commercially oriented universities. In: 16th Annual Conference of the Australia and New Zealand Education Law Association (ANZELA 2007) , Sept 2007, Fraser Coast, Australia.Full text not available from this repository.
Australian public universities are statutory creations with common principal objects that clearly focus on providing higher education and research. However most universities have, by necessity, adopted a vigorous approach to commercial enterprise that in some circumstances have given rise to criticism.
The session will focus on the following questions:
1. Should universities participate in commercial activity?
2. Could a university become insolvent?
3. If a university suffers a “disturbing pattern of weak governance and financial control” and has accumulated an insurmountable deficit, what should be the consequences?
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|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)|
|Publisher:||Australia and New Zealand Education Law Association (ANZELA)|
|Item Status:||Live Archive|
|Additional Information (displayed to public):||Electronic version of paper unavailable. Conference publication consists of only the abstracts of papers presented at the conference.|
|Depositing User:||Mrs Cynthia Douglass|
|Faculty / Department / School:||Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Law|
|Date Deposited:||20 May 2009 06:14|
|Last Modified:||09 Nov 2010 01:24|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||insolvency; universities|
|Fields of Research (FoR):||18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180199 Law not elsewhere classified|
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